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Severe weather possible for parts of central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms for parts of the central and southern Plains Friday afternoon and evening, mainly across eastern New Mexico and West Texas, as well as northeastern Colorado. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 106.15°WElev: 12028ft.

Overcast

34°F

1°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed SW 13 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 22 May 8:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NW Jefferson CO

  • Today

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 28. West northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 46. West northwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NW Jefferson CO
 39.43°N 105.85°W (Elev. 10197 ft)
5:53 am MDT May 22, 2015
9am MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 28, 2015
 
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